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150                                   FLOBA' INDICA.                        [Anonacea.
partes novella sparse puberuhe, plerumque cito glabrescentes. Folia basi parum
obliqua, rotundata, in acumen longum attenuate, 3-6 poll, longa, |-lf lata, pctiolo
vk 2 liueas longo, glabro vel puberulo, sunra lucida, interdum seeus nervos puberula,
subtus pallida, fere glabra. Pedunculi soKtarii vel gemiui, axillares vcl panllo supra-
axillares et terminates,-puberuli vel glabri, 1-1 £ poll, longi, gracilcs, substricti. Sta-
mina in flore foemineo pauca effoeta, uniserialia, 4-10 (an semper?). Sepala £-poll.
Petal* interiora fere pollicaria, ovata, obtusa, nervosa, secus margines incana. Sta-
mina in flore masculo capitulum globosum formantia, toro oblongo superposita.
Ovaria oblonga, glabra, stylo oblongo apiculata. Carpetta fabee minoris magnitudine,
basi subumbilicata, pediceUo sequilongo suffolta.
The characters of this species are less accurately defined than we could wish, from
the imperfection of the materials available for its discrimination from the next. We
have very few flowering specimens of M. Roxlurgkiana, and those imperfect; but the
present species we have abundantly, both with male and female flowers, and wo believe
we are right in identifying the fruiting specimens with them. That there are two
very well-marked species, readily distinguishable by the fruit, cannot be doubted, but
careful observations are still required to discriminate the two in a flowering state.
Both are common in Khasia and Sjlhet. Cruatteria unbilicata, Dunal, 135. t 33,
DC. Syst. i. 508, Prod. i. 94, certainly belongs to the genus Miliusa, and is perhaps
referable to this species.
6.  M. Roxburghiana (H.f. et T.); foliis oblongis vel longe ob-
longo-lanceolatis abrupte acmninatis' subtus molliter tomentosis vel
pubescentibus, pedunculis pubescentibus flori sequilongis, bracteis 2-3
lineari-subulatis munitis, floribus dioicis, earpelfis torum tomcntosum
ovalem omnino tegentibus pedicello longo suffultis oblongis glabris
granulosis.—Hyalostemma Eoxburghianum, TFalL Cat. 6434 !   Guat-
teria globosa, Alph. DC. Mtm. 43; Wall. Cat. 6448 !
HAB. In sylvis tropicis et subtropicis Sikkim! Assam! Khasia!
Siihet 1 Chittagong I Tenasserim 1—(p. v.)
Arbor parva, cortice grisco ruguloso, pubcsccnte, ramorum juniorum fusco-tomcn-
toso. Folia forma et magnitudine sicut indumento valde varia, 3-7 poll, longa, 1-2
lata, pctiolo vix lineam longo. Flores axillares, ssope fasciculati., Car$e1la pedicellis
f poll, longis suffulta, subobliqua. Semina 1-2, dum 2 plano-convexa.
This is in general rea^ih known from the last by the much more pubescent leaves
and branches, but these'arc sometimes, though rarely, almost glabrous.
7.  M. macropairpa (H.f, et T.); foliis oblongis vel lanceolatis
basi acutis longe acuminatis glabris, floribus ignotis, carpellis numero-
sis oblongis glabrisvlonge pedicellatis, seminibus 1-2.
HAB. In sylvis densis Sikkim, alt. 5-6000 ped.!-^(>. v.)
Arbor verosimiliter parva. Ramuti grisei vel nigricantes, glabri; partes noveU®
puberula?. Folia 5-9 poll, longa, lj-2i lata, pctiolo 2 Hneas longo, supra lucida,
subtus paUida, tenuia, f£ro membranacea. PedieeUi fructus stricti, superne incras-
sati, bipollicares. Torus ruscp-strigosus. Carpella | poll, longa, utrinque1 obtusa,
pedicellis compressis sequilongis suffulta. Semina solitaria vel bina, et tune car^ella
duplo majora.
Though our specimens are only in fruit, they belong evidently to a very distinct
species, which wo have no hesitation -in considering as congeneric with those species
described aboVe. The carpels must be considered as transversely oblong, as they arc
attached to the pedicel obliquely by one end; and when there are two seeds the
second is superposed, and both Uo transversely, as is the usual arrangement in the